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Impact of Violence Impacts Short Term Memory

PRINCETON NJ – HEALTH – Being exposed to and actively remembering violent episodes — even those that happened up to a decade before — hinders short-term memory and cognitive control, according to a study which was co-authored by Princeton University’s Pietro Ortoleva. The study examined more than 500 civilians in Colombia, a country that has

Posted 24 July 2017 by in Featured
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Homicide Charges Laid

Thunder Bay Holds Unwanted Title of Murder Capital

THUNDER BAY – With eight homicides in 2016, Thunder Bay recorded the highest homicide rate among the CMAs (6.64 homicides per 100,000 population). Edmonton (47 homicides, or a rate of 3.39), and Regina (8 homicides, or a rate of 3.23) had the next-highest homicide rates. In 2016, no homicides were reported in Trois-Rivières, Kingston or Greater Sudbury. Statistics Canada released the latest crime statistics today

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Thunder Bay Police Service Press Conference

Senator Murray Sinclair To Head Investigation into Police Services Board

THUNDER BAY – The Ontario Civilian Police Commission has appointed retired Judge and current Senator, the Honourable Murray Sinclair as the independent investigator in this matter. Senator Sinclair served the justice system in Manitoba for over 25 years. He was the first Aboriginal Judge appointed in Manitoba and Canada’s second. He served as Co-Chair of the

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Back to School

Back to School Planning is Ongoing

THUNDER BAY – Family – Hard as it might seem for the kids, it is already time to start thinking and planning for back to school. A quick trip to Staples on Memorial is to see how the school supplies are already waiting for students and parents. Another way back is for planning delicious meals and

Posted 24 July 2017 by in Family
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